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Neetha G.

G. A. Neetha is an Associate - Finance and is pursuing her Masters in Commerce from Kuvempu University, Bengaluru. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Kuvempu University. She has 6.5 years of prior experience in Accounts and Finance/Administration/Social Media Optimisation and Social ...

Roshna N

Roshna N holds a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Her areas of interest include the study of non-Newtonian fluids-granular materials, purification of waste water containing heavy metals using sugarcane bagasse, experimental studies of flow ...

Yuvaraja S K

Yuvaraja S K has completed his Masters in Digital Electronics from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka. He worked as an intern at BSNL - Dept. of FTTH, Bengaluru. His areas of interest include solar vehicles....

Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist attended the Bengaluru chapter regional dialogue of the Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities in Chennai, organised by the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CEUT), Madras....

Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, 2015

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP attended the Bengaluru chapter regional dialogue of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, 2015, organised by TERI....

Lecture on Incorporating Demographic Shifts in the Planning Process

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher, Urban Development at CSTEP was invited to deliver a guest lecture on ‘Incorporating Demographic Shifts in the Planning process: A Look at Methodological Challenges’ to the students of Architecture at R.V. College, Bengaluru....

Launch of the Karnataka Green Growth Strategy

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, India on December 6, 2014. The event was presided over by the chairman of the Bangalore Climate Change Initiative—Karnataka (BCCI-K...

Launch of the Karnataka Green Growth Strategy

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, India on 6 December, 2014. CSTEP is one of the contributing organisations of this report....

Seminar on Energy Law and Policy in India

Deepthi Swamy, Senior Research Analyst from CSTEP, attended a two-day national seminar on ‘Energy Law and Policy in India', on July 9-10, 2015 in Bengaluru. The seminar was organised by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in association with the Green Skill Academy, Center...

Round Table on Harnessing Waste Heat for Power Generation in Karnataka

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Karnataka Renewable Development Limited (KREDL), Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), and Bangalore Climate Change Initiative – Karnataka (BCCI-K) organised a Round Table on Harnessing Waste Heat for Power Gener...

Symposium on “Future Electricity Grids & Utilities”

Sandhya Sundararagavan (Research Scientist) and Milind Ravindran (Research Engineer) attended a symposium on December 1, 2015 on “Future Electricity Grids & Utilities” organised by Enzen Global Solutions at ITC Windsor, Bengaluru....

Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Renewables and Nuclear Power

NITI Aayog and CSTEP jointly organised a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Renewables and Nuclear Power on October 13-14, 2015 at Windsor Manor, Bengaluru....

Talk on Water and the Future of Bengaluru

Shri S.V. Ranganath (IAS Retd.), Board Member – CSTEP, delivered a talk at CSTEP on ‘Water and Future of Bengaluru’, as the first part of a series of lectures that he will be delivering on a range of governance-related issues, March 3, 2016....

Workshop on Solar Photovoltaics and Micro-Grids

Vaishalee Dash, Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a Workshop on Solar Photovoltaics and Micro-grids, organised by FluxGen Engineering Technologies, in association with Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISc. in Bengaluru on March 21, 2016....

Training Workshop on HTML5

Bhavna Sharma, Associate-CPE from CSTEP attended a Training Workshop on HTML5 organised and conducted by NIIT, Bengaluru between April 12 and July 18, 2015....

Workshop on Modelling Sustainability

Venkatesh Vunnam, Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a workshop on Building Energy Modelling for Efficient Design and Sustainable Cooling Technologies, organised by cBalance Solutions and Fair Conditioning in Bengaluru on March 25-26, 2016....

Round Table on Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning

CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a Round Table on A Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning. The event took place in Taj West End, Bengaluru, Kolkata on August 30, 2016. ...

Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation in Bengaluru

A Round Table discussion on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation in Bengaluru was organised by CSTEP, India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF). ...

Workshop on GHG Platform India: Energy and Industries

CSTEP, in association with Council on Environment, Energy and Water (CEEW) organised a Workshop on GHG Platform India: Energy and Industries on January 24, 2017 at Hotel Taj Vivanta, Bengaluru. ...

Introduction to the FSM Toolbox

The training workshop titled “Introduction to the FSM Toolbox” was co-organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), EMPRI, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and CEPT University at the office of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) at Church Str...

Workshop on Air Pollution: Bengaluru - Clean Air Platform

The Bengaluru - Clean Air Platform (B-CAP) is envisioned as the foremost source of technical knowledge on air quality (AQ). Its objective is to mainstream air pollution education and influence policies, regulations and standards on AQ. It brings together diverse stakeholders on a common platform to ...

Need for Government Support for Public Bus Transport

With increasing trends in road congestion, air pollution, energy demand and emissions, there is a need to look for effective solutions to meet the urban transport demand in Bengaluru. BMTC and Bangalore Metro Rail with their collective network can contribute to an effective and integrated public tra...

Implementation Plan for Electrification of Public Bus Transport in Bengaluru

Implementation Plan for Electrification of Public Bus Transport in Bengaluru, prepared by Dr Mridula Bharadwaj (Principal Investigator), Dr Gaurav Kapoor, Trupti Deshpande, Harshid Sridhar, P. Anantha Lakshmi, Ganeshprasad Pavaskar, Aswathy K.P., Tanmay Sarkar, Ashish Nigam, Pareexit Chauhan, Sujaya...

Urban Transport Planning in Bengaluru: A Polycentric Governance System

Urban Transport Planning in Bengaluru: A Polycentric Governance System, published by the Economic and Polictical Weekly, Vol. 53, Issue No. 16, 21 Apr, 2018, authored by Vivek Vaidyanathan and Sujaya Rathi....

Medical Camp at CSTEP

CSTEP facilitated free medical/health check  camp for the staff on  August 20, 2016.  The medical camp was organised by AON Global Insurance in association with Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru. The purpose of organising the camp was to make the staff aware of their health condition.  ...

Talk on Climate change and sea level rise

Dr. Sujatha Byravan, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP delivered a talk on Climate change and sea level rise at CSTEP, Bengaluru....

Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Renewables and Nuclear Power

CSTEP, in collaboration with NITI Aayog and Shakti Foundation organised 'Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Renewables and Nuclear Power' at ITC Windsor, Bengaluru. ...

Interactive Workshop on IEA - India Energy Outlook

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has done a Special Report on future developments in India as a part of World Energy Outlook 2015. IEA show cased this at an event in Bengaluru on Monday, November 30, 2015 at ITC Windsor Manor. The event was jointly organised by Center for Study of Science, Tech...

Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation

CSTEP & India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) co-organised with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation 'Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation' Bengaluru. ...

Workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: A FSM Centric View’

EMPRI  and CSTEP jointly organised a workshop on ‘Gaps in Sanitation: A FSM Centric View’ on November 9, 2016 at Hotel Le Meridien, Bengaluru...

Round Table on Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning

CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a Round Table on A Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning. The event took place in Taj West End, Bengaluru, Kolkata on August 30, 2016. ...

Roundtable Meeting on Air Pollution

Air pollution in urban India has increased in the past few years and has become a matter of concern for citizens across the nation. There remains a definite need to improve evidence-based analysis and have public engagement for making a change in our air quality.  On the same context, CSTEP alo...

Shri S V Ranganath

Shri S.V. Rangathan (IAS Retd.) delivered a talk at CSTEP on 'Water and Bengaluru's Future' on March 3, 2016....

CM Launches Report on Green Growth Strategy for Karnataka

The Chief Minister of Karnataka launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on December 6, 2014. CSTEP is a contributing author in this Report....

Presentation and discussion of the World Energy Outlook Special Report: INDIA ENERGY OUTLOOK

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a Special Report on future developments in India as a part of World Energy Outlook 2015. IEA showcased this at an event in Bengaluru on Monday, November 30, 2015. The event was jointly organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy...

Is Bengaluru the next Think tank hub?

Is Bengaluru the next Think tank hub?, Anshu Bharadwaj Quoted, The Times of India, August 30, 2015....

What can Bengaluru gain from the Smart Cities Mission ?

What can Bengaluru gain from the Smart Cities Mission? Sujaya Rathi and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Deccan Herald, August 26, 2016....

Bengaluru, it's time to wake up and see the realities of water!

Bengaluru, it's time to wake up and see the realities of water!, S V Ranganath, September 13, 2016...

How one community is managing water scarcity on the outskirts of Bengaluru

How one community is managing water scarcity on the outskirts of Bengaluru, Dr Parimala S, Citizen Matters, September 27, 2016....

Aerial mapping of Bengaluru’s solar energy potential takes off

Aerial mapping of Bengaluru’s solar energy potential takes off, The Hindu, February 19, 2018....

BESCOM’s New Plan? LiDAR Choppers to Map Bengaluru’s Solar Potential

BESCOM’s New Plan? LiDAR Choppers to Map Bengaluru’s Solar Potential, The Better India, February 20, 2018....

Bengaluru maps its solar wealth

Bengaluru maps its solar wealth, The Hindu, March 6, 2018....

Bengaluru’s first 3-D map to harness solar energy

Bengaluru’s first 3-D map to harness solar energy, Deccan Chronical, March 7, 2018....

Aerial Mapping of Bengaluru’s Rooftop Solar Potential

Press Release: Aerial Mapping of Bengaluru’s Rooftop Solar Potential, March 6, 2018....

Aerial Mapping of Bengaluru's Rooftop Solar Potential

Aerial Mapping of Bengaluru's Rooftop Solar Potential; Interview of Saptak Ghosh by Energetica, March-April 2018....

Innovative aerial survey project maps rooftop solar energy potential for Bengaluru

Innovative aerial survey project maps rooftop solar energy potential for Bengaluru, interview of Saptak Ghosh by Sapna Gopal for Mongabay-India, published on April 18, 2018....

Carbon Cake: A Play on Climate Change

Akhila Bharatha Sharana Sahithya Parishath in collboration with Kriyative Theatre presents Kannada Play ‘Carbon Cake’ on September 9, 2015 at Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shabhangana, Bengaluru. Invitation_Sept 07.pdf...

Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Renewables and Nuclear Power

NITI Aayog and CSTEP are jointly organising a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on October 13 & 14, 2015 at Windsor Manor, Bengaluru to solicit inputs from stakeholders for a policy framework that will help the government formulate a National Energy Policy and achieve the ambitious targets of re...

Roundtable Workshop on Waste Heat Recovery in Karnataka

CSTEP, in association with GGGI, BCCI-K and KREDL will be organising a Roundtable Workshop on 'Harnessing Waste Heat for Power Generation in Karnataka' to facilitate the right policy architecture for enhancing WHR in the state on November 6, 2015 in Bengaluru. For more details, click here: C...

World Energy Outlook 2015

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has done a Special Report on future developments in India as a part of World Energy Outlook 2015. IEA is planning to showcase and highlight key points from the Report.  The Roadshow is jointly organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy ...